New Video Skylar Grey – Come Up For Air

Skylar Grey never ceases to amaze us with how great of a truly great artist she is in every sense of the word.  So with her upcoming third solo album, Natural Causes, set to drop at the end of the month on Sept. 23rd, she decided earlier today to release the new Daniel Carberry-directed video for her recently released Eminem-produced single, Come Up For Air.  Very different from her usually more dark tone of records, this record is more soothing and beautiful, yet still dark in ways, a post breakup love song with a twist from the frequent collaborators.  As Skylar put it, “it is technically a break up song, but it’s about loving the other person so much that you will wait forever for them to come back to you.  Even if it that means you will die alone.”  In the very stunning, yet still dark and beautiful visuals, which show how truly great of an artist she’s from the songwriting to the actual song and visuals, Grey gives a nod to her Natural Causes album title by using nature as a strong backdrop to add more depth to the song and visuals to really bring it to life.  As in front of a white backdrop, she uses the vines of nature slowly growing around her, to show time passing by, as she somberly waits for her lover to return.  The vines growing from walls and the floor around her, as well as creepy critters, before slowly ……       you have to watch the whole video below to see what happens.  You didn’t think I was going to give it all away, did you?  Let me know what you think of the video and concept below after you watch it and if you’re in the Chicago area, be sure to catch Skylar at Lincoln Hall on Oct. 6th for her upcoming mini 12-city The Natural Causes Tour, which will be hitting a venue near you this fall.

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